2018: Sustainable Nano Year in Review

Welcome to 2019 and the 6th anniversary of Sustainable Nano! This is a big year for the Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology: we have an important National Science Foundation review in the spring, and in the fall we will submit the proposal to continue our NSF funding for another five years. In 2018, the CSN had …

Podcast Ep 23. From Worm Genetics to Chocolate Cake: Art and Science with Dr. Ahna Skop

What does food blogging have to do with genetics research? In this episode, we talk with Dr. Ahna Skop, an associate professor of Genetics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, about how art, science, and cooking intersect, as well as some of the benefits and challenges she has experienced being dyslexic. To listen to this podcast …

2017: Sustainable Nano Year in Review

Happy 2018! It’s hard to believe, but our very first Sustainable Nano blog post, Why are Nanomaterials So Special and What is the Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology?, was published five years ago, on January 29, 2013! We’ve come a long way – 262 published posts, including 22 episodes of the podcast since its launch in …

2016: Sustainable Nano Year in Review

Happy New Year, everyone! 2016 was a very busy year for Sustainable Nano and the Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology. Researchers in the Center had nine papers published in scientific journals and have a number of others already submitted for review (you can see a running list of our publications here, including links to many public-friendly blog posts explaining the …

National Chemistry Week – Solving Mysteries Through Chemistry

It's National Chemistry Week! This year's theme is "Solving Mysteries Through Chemistry," so today we have a roundup of past blog posts about how nanotechnology is used in forensics. Investigating crime is only one example of "solving mysteries," but it is an important one and there are many examples of how nanotechnology is contributing to forensic science. Here …

2015: Sustainable Nano Year in Review

It's time for our 2015 year-end roundup for Sustainable Nano and the Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology. It’s been an exciting year for the CSN, culminating in September's announcement that we were awarded Phase II grant funding from the National Science Foundation. This means we get to stick around and keep doing great science (and writing this blog) for …

2014: Sustainable Nano Year in Review

It seems like everyone in the world is cranking out a year-end summary today, and we at the Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology and Sustainable-Nano.com are no exception! WordPress compiled a handy annual stats report for us, which you can read in its entirety here. A few highlights: Our site was visited about 66,000 times this year, and the busiest day …